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Traité général des pesches : et histoire des poissons qu'elles fournissent tant pour la subsistance des hommes que pour plusieurs autres usages qui ont rapport aux arts et au commerce (Part 1) (1769)

Author: Duhamel du Monceau, M., 1700-1782 ; La Marre, L. H. de, b. ca. 1730
Subject: Fisheries -- Early works to 1800; Fishing -- Early works to 1800; Fishes -- Early works to 1800
Year: 1769
Language: French
Book contributor: University of British Columbia Archives
Collection: toronto; ubclibrary


Early illustrated book about fish, fishing and fisheries by one of the preeminent scientific investigators of the French enlightenment. This work deals extensively with the species of fish found in Europe and beyond, their habits and habitats, techniques and equipment used in fishing and fish processing, and many other aspects of these endeavours. Roughly 185 engraved plates illustrate the text. The scans for this version come from 3 volumes bound in two parts in folio. A representative WorldCat record may be found here

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